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Oct 10, 2013 6:00am PDT
overlap with those of some asean members, including the philippines. it was focused on whether progress would be made toward a proposed legally binding code of conduct to resolve the disputes. the premier emphasized at the meeting that china remains positive on the coc. but lee also warned against outside interference, an apparent reference to the united states and japan. a number of asean nations have disputes with china, but beijing has singled them out to bear the pressure. after a two-month standoff with philippine ships, china took effective control over the area. manila responded by filing a case of mediation under the u.n. convention on law on the sea. the united states is the philippines' biggest ally. the east asia summit was supposed to be an opportunity for president obama to show solidarity with asean, and help counter the maritime ambitions of china. but his absence has raised questions about the extent of u.s. influence. nhk world's matt reports. >> reporter: last month the united states and the philippines staged a large joint military exercise. u.s. forces are w
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
the central philippines. hello and welcome, i'm stephen and you are watching al jazeera from doha and they are sitting down with iran to discuss the nuclear future and the syrian president celebrates and here is the mosque in damascus and we report on big changes that west african healthcare system is seeing. ♪ but first at least 73 people now have been killed and many more injured in an earthquake in the central philippines and it was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit the island in the second biggest city and power has been cut and buildings destroyed and over 100 people have been hurt. >> reporter: crews search for survivors be kneeled concrete buildings, the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit just before 8:00 in the morning and the force brought down buildings and seeing people fleeing into open spaces. >> translator: we were caught by surprise. the building collapsed as people were coming out. >> reporter: officers and schools were closed for a national holiday and this may have saved lives. >> this is where the church is, a huge, old, spanish church built in the 1600s and severely
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
. how one earthquake is affecting as many as 2 million lives in the philippines. >>> typhoon wifa wallops japan. one area is hit by two months of rain in a single day. >>> a place where aid money seems to disappear. where did the $6 billion in cash for afghanistan go. >>> i'll have all the news from the world cup qualifiers including a piece of history. they celebrate reaching the world cup finals for the very first time. >>> a major rescue operation is underway in the philippines. a powerful earthquake struck the central island, and the death toll now stands at 144. we have teams standing by in two locations. rob mcbride is on a neighboring island, but first we go to the epicenter of the quake if bohol. how are rescue efforts going? what's the latest? any hopes of finding more survivors? >> reporter: that is precisely what the biggest worry is for the local government here inner bohol. they say it's becoming increasingly difficult. the chances of finding survivors trapped within the rubble is becoming really slim. she was born in this house. this is where she grew up and built he
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 9:00am EDT
, searching for survivors after a powerful earthquake rocks the central philippines. >>> devastation on a day of prayer, bombs killed dozens of people during one of the holiest times in the muslim calendar. >>> and world leaders search for a solution in curbing iran's nuclear program. >>> and changing the way mothers and children are cared for, we have a special report from sin gal this hour. >>> we begin in the philippines at least 93 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake shook the center of the country. it measured at 7.2. and the densely populated city was also badly hit. powers cut to many areas, buildings toppled. >> reporter: what was once a marketplace is now an open air hospital. lack of space equipment means medics are overworked. rescue workers are also stretched. the earthquake hit just after 8:00 in the morning. many say it was the strongest they ever witnessed. offices and schools were closed for a national holiday, which may have saved lives. >> reporter: there are many, many lifelines which have been blocked like roads and bridges and powers. and we're beginni
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 12:00pm EDT
an earthquake leaving dozens dead in the philippines. >>> president obama says no deal to the house republican's latest attempt to reopen the government. the nation now just two days ahead of default, and congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement. libby casey joins us live on capitol hill. libby, they have come up with a plan of their own. what does it mean? >> that's right. we're so close to thursday that's the crucial date in terms of the u.s. keeping its credit worthiness, even though that is happening two days from now, and the senate has cooked up its own plan, house republicans met behind closed doors, and speaker boehner said while no decisions are made, we also talked about obamacare. it seemed republicans had left that behind, not so fast. take a listen. >> there are a lot of opinions about what direction to go. there have been no decisions about what exactly we will do, but we're going to continue to work with our members on both sides of the aisle to try to make sure that there is no issue of default and to get our government reopened. >> speaker boehner
WHUT
Oct 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
earthquake that struck central philippines, causing widespread destruction. the epicenter of the quake, which had a 7.1 magnitude was beneath the island of bohol. some modern low rise buildings collapsed, some roads were hit by lance glock -- landslides. jonathan head is following this from bangkok. we are hearing about some damage, some buildings affected. how much damage are we talking about? wide area, david. the earthquake was a powerful, the tremors were building that's bringing down buildings up to 100 kilometers away from the epicenter. it is taking authorities some time to work out just how many casualties there are and how many buildings have come down. the first report came from the biggest city in the region, said blue, second-largest in the philippines. a number of buildings came down and people were killed by collapsing concrete slabs. some of the philippines' oldest and most historic churches dating back to the days of spanish colonialist, they have also completely collapsed as well. it is taking authorities quite all theime to assess small towns and villages. the island
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 2:00am EDT
the 1998 u.s. embassy bombings in east africa. rescue efforts are underway in the philippines after an earth character. nuclear talks begin in geneva the u.s. and other world powers sit down for diplomatic discussions aimed at dealing with iran's nuclear ambitions. ♪ ♪ >>> welcome to al jazerra america, i am stef did sy. it is now two weeks since the government shutdown. and only a few days until the debt ceiling deadline expires, with the stakes incredibly high, party leaders in the senate are working tote and expressing optimism about a possible compromise, the big question is can they get republicans in the house to go a long. white house correspondence mike viqueira has the latest 78 ideal in the senate may be at hasn't and just in th nick of time. there is no guarantee that a senate-passed plan can pass in the house of representatives now with just two days to go before the nation reach that his deadline. >> i am feeling a little sticky. >> reporter: president obama visited a washington food bank where he greeted furloughed workers and kept the pressure on for ideal. >> if rep
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 5:00am EDT
kills 14 in japan as it moves up the country's east coast. >> the philippines government says 2 million may be affected by a powerful earthquake that hit a holiday island. >> and celebrations in sarajevo as bosnia qualifies for the world cup. but first, a russian opposition leader has beenhanded a suspended prison sentence. he says the charge was fabricated and politically motivated. he was released. he performed well, winning the early vote in mayoral elections. was this verdict expected? >> i don't think anyone really knew what was going to happen. this was an appeal against an earlier sentence of five years of charges of embezzlement. i think he and perhaps his family and wife and supporters will be released he's not spending the next five years in prison. he thinks the whole thing is trumped up against him. what should be on trial is the judicial system in russia, saying the charges were trumped up by the kremlin and president putin, a form of political revenge against him because of his long-running blog about corruption. he's the sharpest thorn in the side of the kremlin.
LINKTV
Oct 15, 2013 5:30am PDT
since the election of caps on rouhani. april 4 quake rocks with philippines. at least 85 people had been killed -- a powerful earthquake rocks the philippines. it hit three popular tourist islands. the death toll continues to climb. after the -- a visit to so what up -- sowetto. i'm melissa bell. iran described as good the response of world powers to proposals put forward by iran on the nuclear program. it is the first time the five countries and the security council plus germany meet with iran to discuss the issue since moderate cleric hassan rouhani came to power. the first real test of the new relation hoped for by so many after the presidents of the united states and ahrendts spoke last month for the first time in three decades. >> iran's nuclear program is top of the agenda at the talks but theron also said it will still forge ahead to enriching uranium. >> the act of enrichment and continuing it will be our red line. on no condition will we let this right of iran be suspended reduced, or stopped. on matters of dimensions, we do not have problems with negotiation. >> negotiation, so
Al Jazeera America
Oct 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
philippines and was centered about 35 miles deep below the town of karman. we are live from a neighbouring island with more. if could you feel the quake, and what is the extent of the damage in the area? >> yes, about 20 minutes in the morning, the earthquake - the epicentre, two hours by boat from here, in the province of baho in karman. it is known to be a tourist destination and this is a long weekend in the philippines. the local government is worried because of the long weekend. now, according to the national report, school buildings collapsed and some roads are not passable at this point. local government is saying that rescue operations are under way. they have closed the airports and coastguards are not allowing boats, commercial and private, to go in and out of the area. now, the earthquake was felt as far apart as the southern philippines. they'll assess the full damage in a few hours time. >> we are hearing that four people were killed, and a number of others injured. are we talking about a densely populated area where the quake hit? >> yes, definitely. in fact, the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 1:00pm EDT
help people after that quake hit the philippines earlier this morning. >> term you about the philippines now. certainly not the last thing that can happen to them, we have had earthquakes typhoons and maybe even more weather moving in. the philippine plate goes under the you ray sean plate that's where you get the earthquake. that was today, just about two days ago we had a typhoon come through, not only that but in the forecast there could be another storm developing it's quiet now in the philippines with this area of clouds could intensify and continue to move to the west. it is all over the same area, that is a big problem there, a front has stalled and this rain will be focused around central texas into oklahoma and continuing to move east to arkansas. right now the temperatures show that front. an inch or two of snow in south dakota. all of this symptom which is just slowly moving from west to east. now once the rain clears out, which it will, the temperatures will drop. jew can see that cold air coming in. and into the midwest, this front will move it's stationary and t
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 3:00am EDT
operation has started in the philippines after a powerful earthquake hit the central island. the death toll is now standing at 107. but that's expected to rise. only a handsful of people have been pulled alive from the rubble. the government says as many as 2 million people may be affected by the earthquake that reached 7.2 on the richter scale. let's gets more. you are in one of the places worst affected by the earthquake. tell me more about what it's like there. >> reporter: well, in fact, aftershocks are very much still being felt here where we are. one of the areas most devastated just a identify minutes ago quite a strong aftershock watt felt here causing a bit of panic among the residents here. behind me is the famous church. this is one of the very first church that was ever built here in the philippines in fact, this is the sent her of roman catholics not just in the philippines but out east asaia. the local government said the earthquake struck early tuesday morning, yesterday morning here local time. over 800 aftershocks have already been felt. coming through here driving aro
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 9:00am EDT
go live in doha. hundreds feared dead after 2 million are effected. the philippines cleans up after the quake. one area is hit by two months of rain in a single day. >>> and signs of a possible break through in geneva. >>> and $6 billion over 12 years of conflict, we'll look at the shortfalls of foreign aid to afghanistan. ♪ >>> a major rescue and cleanup operation is underway in the central philippines. a powerful island struck the island on tuesday. tens of thousands of people have lost their homes and all of their belongings. the death toll stands at 144 people, and is expected to rise. >> reporter: this woman was born in this house. but all of it was destroyed in an instant. >> i don't know where to begin, how to begin. i'm only looking at our house -- i have no mind set yet after this moment. >> reporter: more than 100 people were killed when the earthquake struck the region. the town was the epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude quake. rescue operations are underway. the local government says it is not optimistic. the chance of finding survivors is becoming slim. it damaged infrast
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. >> clean up is underway in the central philippines. tens of thousands of people lost their homes and other belongs, we have this report. >> reporter: ali is a was born in this house. this is where she grew up and grew her family with her husband. but all that was destroyed in an instant. >> i'm looking at our house. i have no mindset yet up to this moment. >> more than 100 people were killed when earthquakes hit the provinces. the town as the epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude quake. rescue operations are under way and the local government says it is not optimistic. the chances of finding survivors trapped in the rubble is becoming slim. it damaged vital infrastructures such as ports, hospitals, and public schools. thit is one of the top tourist destinations to the country provides thousands of jobs for those living in outlying islands. even heritage sites were not prepared. this church was one of the very first built in the country. it is a major focal point not just for the catholics in the philippines but also in southeast asia. [♪ singing ] >> reporter: the world famous children of the c
NBC
Oct 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
massive earthquake brings buildings to the ground in the philippines. we'll tell you which buildings are reduced to rubble. >> new concerns about financial profiling. a bay area city surveillance camera plan that could target you based on how much you make instead of how close you are to crime. >> good morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. it is chilly out there, the warm-up continues today and tomorrow. then temperatures tumble. i'll sort it out in your full forecast moments away. >> as wim watching for that traffic tuesday we have a new trash heading across the bay bridge if you are planning on crossing the bay, i'm going to show you a way around. >> a live look now at the transamerica building looking good, clear in san francisco and around the bay area. it is tuesday, october 15 and this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning. 6:00. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm terry mcsweeney. jon and laura are off today. this morning b.a.r.t. trains are running as negotiations continue. while you were sleeping a federal mediator made the announcement saying both sides are st
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:30am EDT
the website and the top story is the philippines earthquake. the light own why and how home and stock prices move plus with october 17th days away, a debt deal is taking shape in dc. what is it going to look like? and the s word that means financial pain for small business owners. i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." ♪ >>> this is "real money," you are the most important part of the show so join our live conversation for the next half hour by using the hashtag agreal money on twitter. i'm getting questions like this one, if the u.s. hits the debt ceiling should 401k investors reallocate their investments what about roth and ira's? help. you are in luck, because the best three people to answer that question just got awarded nobel prizes in economics on monday. their work independently and overtime is about how the price of assets move over time. it has been so influential that it has changed the way people invest their money. and i'm going to explain it without a bunch of nobel prize jargon starting in the 1960s, trying to figure out which ways stocks will move is a fool's journey.
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 3:00am EDT
>> a powerful earthquake hits a popular tourist area in the central philippines. >>> hello and welcome to, i am stephen cole you are watching al jazerra from doha. coming up in the next half hour. >> i am jane ferguson in kabul and i will be reporting on the high-profile assassination on the first day of the muslim holiday. >> back to the negotiating table world leaders arrive in geneva to discuss the future of iran's nuclear program. >>> and the final frontier. leaping for joy. china celebrates 10 years of space exploration. ♪ ♪ >>> but first, at least 20 people have been killed, many more have been injured in the central philippines by an earthquake. it was a magnitude 7.2 quake that hit the island. the power has been cut, many buildings have been destroyed. the area is a popular tourist destination. rescue workers are searching for survivors. robert pool is a journalist from tokyo on holiday there when the earthquake hit and joins me for you on the line. 7.2 magnitude quake, robert a powerful earthquake. tell us what you saw or heard. >> reporter: well, i was riding a bi
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 11:00am EDT
new york. >>> and an earthquake leaves dozens dead in the philippines. >>> call it signs of life but there is movement in the senate that could break the political dead lock. senate leaders could be closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling, but house republicans may be on a different page set to offer their own plan. our white house correspondent mike viqueira joins us live from washington. mike, what are we hearing about that plan that republicans might offer? >> the first thing people need to know is nothing a done deal yet. we are on the eve of a possible default, certainly busting through the debt ceiling october 17th on thursday, and yet house republicans are not willing to go along with the emerging deal coming out of the senate that engendered so much optimism yesterday. we're waiting for them to come out of a meeting that has now run one hour past schedule. a two-hour meeting we understand that has been quite contentious. lifting the debt ceiling to take the country until february. remember we started this controversy, this crisis, re
NBC
Oct 8, 2013 4:30am EDT
headed overseas this time to the philippines. marines started three week drills with philippine forces yesterday. they're set to take place every year and they're aimed at strengthening security ties. it has live action fire trainings and attack training. the u.s. forces are there because the philippines are asking for help while tensions in the south china fee. >> cleveland kidnapper ariel castro died by hanging. he died last month just a few weeks into a life sentence for holding three women hostage at his home for a decade. prison medical staff tried reviving him and that no drugs were found in his system. he was supposed to be checked on every 30 minutes. >>> maryland puts historically black colleges at a disadvantage by duplicating their program at a white school. they ruled the practice is segregated. the coalition for ethnicity and excellence in higher education sued the maryland higher education commission. they have to begin mediation to fix the problem. >>> several counties are preparing for a symbolic vote to secede. they are upset about assault tile weapons and the state's
PBS
Oct 9, 2013 5:30pm PDT
growing in the region. diplomatic sources say philippines president aquino called for an early drafting of legally binding rules to seek a solution to the disputes. he said steps should be taken gradually. japan and the united states are among those calling for an early creation of a legally binding code of conduct. >>> the u.s. secretary of state says his country remains committed to asia, despite the absence of president obama at key regional meetings. obama pulled out of a trip to southeast asia to deal with the shutdown in washington. john kerry made the pledge during a meeting with asean leaders. kerry is filling in for obama who is dealing with a congressional standoff over a budget bill that has partially shut down the u.s. government. at the onset of the talks, kerry sought to reassure asean leaders that the standoff is a moment in politics and will pass. he said the u.s. partnership with asean remains a top priority for the obama administration. the remarks come amid increased skepticism over washington's commitment to asia. some say obama's absence may result in greater chines
Al Jazeera America
Oct 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
china sea are claimed by several countries including china, the philippines, vietnam, brunei, and malaysia. we have the report now from southern china. >> reporter: this fish port is one of the busiest. last year the catch brought back here was 70,000 pints, worth $200 million u.s. dollars. this fisherman says it isn't as easy to earn money as it used to be. for a higher wage they have to go further out to sea, battle stronger currents and risk encountering vessels from neighboring countries. >> the islands are all chinese territory. we're not afraid of going fishing. our navy will protect us. >> reporter: it's the presence of the chinese military in sdmuted waters some 330 kill meters that has raised tensioning in the region. china says it has a historical claim on almost all of the resource-rich south china sea, but some neighbors disagree and china is being accused of becoming more and more aggressive in protecting its fishermen. the fishing community here says the chinese government encouraging them to go further out giving them freshwater for the journey and free petro. it al
WHUT
Oct 11, 2013 7:30am EDT
affecting the philippines. here's our meteorologist sayaka mori. >> the western pick usually settles down this time of year, but it's not the case this year. we're watching a storm. instead of bringing beautiful scents, it's bringing powerful rainfall and winds. it's expected to move into eastern luzon by saturday morning local time as a typhoon. waves of about 7 meters is likely today with gusts of nearly 200 kilometers per hour. and the system will likely move over the south china sea. it could move into vietnam early next week. rainfall of about 200 millimeters is likely across the eastern part of the philippines and northwestern part the philippines for the next few days, enough to cause flooding. you'll notice there's another storm back behind it. this is a tropical storm. and it's likely to intensefy as a typhoon and move over toward the northwest over the next several days. over towards the bay of bengal we have a more powerful system. this is a severe cyclonic system packing winds of nearly winds of 90 kilometers per hour. rainfall of 250 millimeters is likely from saturday mornin
CBS
Oct 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
philippines. hit around 6:30 our time last night centered near the town of karmen there. we have photos of the aftermath. densely populated cities saw much of the devastation. bridges fell. at the time the philippines were honoring a national holiday. schools and offices were closed down probably limited the loss of life. there was no tsunami warning. >> let's get another check on the weather. can be so nice. >> beach day around the bay area. not many days like this for the end of the year. a look at the cool start to the day. you've got the off shore winds kicking in. even out toward the coast. looks like a great afternoon. these temperatures really going to soar. temperatures dropping down to the low 40s. down to 42 in santa rosa. 49 in concord and 54 in san francisco. this afternoon, enjoying plenty of sunshine into the low 80s. upper 70s into san jose and sunny skies. 80s in many east bay locations. then you get inside the bay and toward the coastline. 77 in san francisco. even some 70s out toward the beach. let's check on your traffic with elizabeth. >> we are growing driving this
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 11:00pm EDT
patients in a collapsed hospital after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the southern philippines. two after shocks followed. more than 100 are dead. bruges, roads, churches -- bridges, roads and churches crumbled. much of the area is without power. >> the supreme court says prisons will have to release 9600 or relocate them. jerry brown said his state could not reach the goal without letting out dangerous people. the supreme court rejected his request to re-look at the ruling. >> the house adjourned after enough votes from not gained to raise the debt sealing. two versions of a bill were rejected because there were not enough revisions to the affordable care act. senators are said to be moving forward with a bipartisan solution in time for thursday's debt ceiling headlines. >> a warning from the financial world, one of the big three ratings agencies said it put the united states credit system on a negative watch >> al jazeera's mike viqueira has been following the starts and stops from the white house. >> throughout the impasse the president has more or less played the outside game - leavin
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
muslim. panic in the philippines after the earthquake hit the popular tourist island and world leaders sit down with iran to discuss the nuclear program and live in geneva and china celebrates ten years of space exploration. ♪ we begin the news hour with bombs across several countries on what is supposed to be one of the holyist days in the world and mosques in syria and afghanistan were attacked tuesday when they were attending prayers and a governor was killed on a bomb attack in a mosque in the providence and 20 others were wounded. a governor as we said was killed during the prayers in afghanistan. the attack happened in the logar providence and an official from the governor's office said they were planted in the mosque where governor and 20 other people were injured in the attack. and a bomb blast at a sunni mosque in the northern city of kirkuk in iran and 20 people died as a bomb went through worshippers after they left after morning prayers and they attacked a mosque not far from the capitol of damascus and they made a rare public appearance to attend morning prayers and we h
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
philippines built by the spanish during the colonial era, 16th century, has gone. nearby tabu, the island direct to the north just across the strait, 15 people died there including four youngsters killed in a stampede. the death toll rising as rescuers are able to reach people still trapped from the rubble. >> craig, the quake is just one of a handful of nature striking the area. we have typhoon nari and w. we ba looking to strike japan in the vulnerable area of fukushima >> reporter: that's right. a place for natural weather incidents is right now. the philippines catching the worst of both of these. typhoon mari southwest across the north a few hundred millimeters from the capitol. it's destroyed crops and villages, some two million people were left without electricity. but casualties were kept to a minimum because they were able to evacuate people before the typhoon hit. >> that's now headed west and is hitting vietnam as we speak. it's coming to central vietnam dear danang, a tour est resort. people heading down to vietnam for the beaches. there have been 2,000 tourists stranded as vi
PBS
Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
strong earthquake strikes the central philippines. first to the u.s. where the house of representatives are questioning plans to prevent a default on american debt. the white house has rejected the house proposal calling it a partisan attempt to appease a small group of tea party conservatives. it said a deal is far from being struck. here is our business editor with more. >> you have the republican and democratic senators actually agreeing on a plan. it would see the debt ceiling raised until february and see the government funded until mid- january which would end the u.s. pgovernment shutdown. they are working on a completely different flan and are still trying to tie this tax closely related to obamacare to the raising of the debt ceiling. >> we met with our members today to try to find a way forward in a bipartisan way that would continued to try to provide fairness to the american people under obamacare. there have been no decisions about what exactly we will do. but we will continue to work with members on both sides of the aisle to make sure that there is no issue of default. >>
Al Jazeera America
Oct 14, 2013 8:00pm EDT
reports of a powerful earthquake in the southern part of the philippines. preliminary reports say the quake registered 7.2. no word yet on damages or injuries. >>> a suspected al-qaeda figure has arrived in new york to face federal terrorism charges. he was captured in a military raid in libya on october 5th. he is accused of helping plan and conduct surveillance for the u.s. embassy bombings in east africa more than 15 years ago. >>> there is a deal that is on the table. one proposal would raise the debt ceiling until mid-february and reopen the government until mid-january. both democrat and republican a leaders say they are optimistic. >>> this is the timetable members of congress face. on thursday the government will no longer be able to borrow money. it will have an estimated $30 billion in cash left in its coffers. then benefits for social security military and veterans could be put on hold. november 1st, $60 billion is due for benefit programs. if there's no debt ceiling increase, those payments could be delayed another two weeks, finally november 15th, another $29 billion inte
PBS
Oct 7, 2013 5:30pm PDT
sit down with shinzo abe. he also ruled out discussions with leaders of the philippines. officials from china and the philippines are locked in a dispute over islands in the south china sea. li warned other countries against intervening in the dispute. he said the issue should be solved between relevant parties. >>> many leaders at the apec say they're disappointed u.s. president barack obama will not be there. he's staying in the united states to deal with the government sut-down. vladimir putin says he made the right choice. putin spoke at a business conference on the sidelines of the apec summit in bali. he said obama can't focus on international issues while he's facing the shutdown and a budget impasse. putin said he would have done the same thing. but he suggested obama's absence was a blow to the summit. he said the u.s. is the world's largest economy and what it does is important to the entire world. he said apec leaders hope u.s. officials solve the crisis as soon as possible. >>> international inspectors have launched the process of destroying syrian president bashar al a
PBS
Oct 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
capital of the philippines and also in manila itself. the many threat is this heavy rainfall. but don't be surprised if you see the sustained tropical storm strength waves and possibly typhoon strength winds as this does track off there just north of your location, if you're watching from manila, and then moving out there toward the south china sea. but like i said, flooding and landslides a major risk. actually, the philippine meteorological agency has posted warnings across much of luzon, a warning on that, 200 millimeters likely with this storm system. extending out into the end of the week and early next week, eastern sea boards of vietnam, keep an eye on this. it could continue to intensify as it tracks off to the west. the other of our storm systems, and also actually more intense is cyclone phailin. one thing i want to show you is on the satellite picture, look how massive this cloud shield is. about half the size of india. this is the strongest cyclone in about 14 years here in the bay of bengal. the last storm to hit this area this strorm caused upwards of 10,000 deaths out her
WHUT
Oct 10, 2013 7:30am EDT
disputes with the philippines and other asean nations. they agreed asean leaders need to explore peaceful solutions. to the disputes. the sea should be kept open and stable as it is a common international treasure. he also said the territorial disputes on the islands in the south china sea should be resolved based on the united nations convention of the laws of the say and other international laws. he's against any unilateral change by force, keep in mind recent moves by china. >>> the u.s. secretary of state have assured southeast asian leaders that the united states is committed to asia. he had meetings throughout the southeast asian region. kerry stepped in for president obama who stayed home to deal with the government shutdown. he assured members that shutdown in washington is a moment in politics and will pass. kerry told them the partnership with asean remains a top priority. >>> experts working to eliminate syria's arsenal of chemical weaponry says the process is off to a good start. the head of the team says the key will be to convince opposition and government forces to
PBS
Oct 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
. this is pulling off to the west. then we have two other systems here, one in the philippines and another one just east of guam. we want to keep a close eye on these. this could impact the philippines later on this week. but let's talk about this area over the indochina peninsula. rainfall extending to myanmar, and that will head off to the west. and very well impacting the east coast of india here, going into thursday and friday. as far as temperatures, very warm across the tropics. i do want to point this out, though. take a look at the snow up here. cloudy skies in tokyo. 29. danas will be pushing off towards the west. temperatures really reflecting that subtly warm air flowing in out ahead of it. as far as the americas goes, we have been watching this one storm system rolling across the eastern seaboard. now jetting off to the northeast. still lingering showers right near coastal areas. for the most part, high pressure is ridging in behind it. it is just making for some absolutely beautiful weather. the one foul weather spot is still going to be out towards the pacific northwe
PBS
Oct 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> the death toll of a powerful earthquake in the southern philippines has surpassed 140. dhra dhirakaosal in bangkok has an update on the situation. dhra, good evening. president benigno aquino visited to find survivors. it struck bohol country on thursday morning. seismic activity was recorded over a large area and it triggered landslides and destroyed buildings. the national disaster agency says at least 144 people are dead and 291 are injured. around 30,000 people have evacuated to schools, parks, and open areas. local police and military personnel are continuing rescue and relief operations, but ongoing aftershocks closed roads and damaged bridges, hampering their work. president aquino visited the area to pledge government support. >> there are sufficient funds available. there are sufficient items, goods, materials for all of those who are evacuated. >> reporter: the president warned there would be stiff penalties for those who attempt to exploit the disaster. the philippine government has declared a state of calamity in both bohol ask cebu imposing a freeze on prices. >
PBS
Oct 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
philippines? >> typhoon nari is starting to affect the northern half of the philippines. in this month we've had typhoon fito, typhoon dennis, this one is the third all right tropics are really firing up. the center is expected to move across luzon. it could make landfall in eastern part of luzon by saturday morning local time and then head out to sea. it could probably aim for vietnam or hainan early next week. now, as we go into saturday, the most heavy rain should be confined to the eastern part of luzon and from sunday, the western part could be battered by extremely heavy rain and rain could linger for several days across the western parts. not just rain but also we're seeing some quite strong winds. about 200 kilometers per hour gusts are likely to hit luzon. now, not just the storm, we have another heavy rainmaker back behind it. this is a tropical storm at this moment. right now a minimal tropical storm but it could intensify to a strong typhoon. and then move up towards the north. we'll keep you posted on the storm's progress. now across the bay of bengal, we have anothe
PBS
Oct 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
the risk of flooding toward portions of the philippines. we're still watching heavy rainfall here. it's not so much the heavy rain i'm worried about over here, it's these afternoon thunderstorms combined with aftershocks following the earthquake earlier on this morning. the problem is, you get heavy rainfall that sat rates the ground. you get that to shake and it increases that risk of landslides out here. something to continue to watch through the coming days. the afternoon thunderstorms are something you continue to deal with there, day in and day out, across the philippines. now, behind wipha, as that rolls off to the northeast, we have a high pressure over northeastern china. that will continue to work down to the southeast. it's ushering in colder air. a clear indication of that actually seen on the visible satellite imagery here. wipha is racing off to the northeast, then you have the strong northwesterly winds. this is an island just off south korea, and then look at that line right behind it. that's what we call a von carmen vortic vortices. there's an indication of the co
Al Jazeera America
Oct 13, 2013 2:00am EDT
. here is a new storm to talk about. naori. it moved across the philippines and flooding. big concern for that storm. not only did it move across fill philippines it's moving to vietnam. it's moving to an area that is well above saturated. this map is showing in the bright red where we have had well above norm rainfall. that is in the very spot we have the cyclone phailin hitting india and it's in place for vietnam and moving into thailand is expected to get rain from that storm as well. let's move on and talk about what nari is going to bring. we expect it to make landfall tuesday or wednesday. it's going bring concern of heavy rain and mud slide. >>> here in the you had we have showers in minnesota and down to texas. they have cold air behind it and you have winter storm watches in the mountains and frost advisory and freeze warnings in place for the dakotas. we are not going to get much in the way of snowfall in the dakotas. all of the snowfall is going to come with the storm system and dump into the central idaho mountains and western montana and into the mountains of northeast nevada
NBC
Oct 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
philippines, a major earthquake left at least 93 people dead and many more hurt. the 7.2 quake struck on the southern part of the country. it did not cause a tsunami. the quake collapsed buildings including churches. the commander recalling soldiers to help with relief efforts. >> here closer to home a series of small quakes shaking the east bay. did you feel them? the recent a 2.sthax hit about 2:15 this morning a few miles east of berkeley. and a few minutes earlier 2.7 hit in the same area. then around 1:00 a.m., the largest quake hit measuring 3.2. a number of people commented on our facebook page. one says it was a strong quick jolt. another says it shook her out of sleep. >>> new this morning a high risk fire fight in south san jose. crews battle a late night barn fire at the intersection of emado avenue and monterey road off 101. when crews arrived the barn was in flames and power lines causing a dangerous situation for firefighters. look at these pictures. they come to us from the san jose fire department. the cause of the fire under investigation. >> privacy concerns versus p
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
search for loved ones missing after a deadly earthquake, people in the philippines are running low on hope. elisa was born in this house. this is where she grew up and raised her family with her husband. but all that was destroyed in an instant. >> i don't know how to begin. i'm thinking, looking at our house. i have no mindset yet up to this moment. >> reporter: more than 100 people were killed when earthquakes shook the province of cebu. the town o was the epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude quake. rescue efforts are under way and the local government said it is not optimistic. the chances of finding survivors championetrapped in the rubble . one of the top tourist destination in the country, provides jobs to those living here and those in the outlying island, this church was one of the very first built in the country. it's a major focal point not just for the catholics in the philippines but also in southeast asia. [♪ singing ] >> reporter: the world famous children's choir sings i saying the church has not been ow obliterated here. >> the philippine government said it is unable to
Al Jazeera America
Oct 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
equivalent of category 2 hurricane, which is causing the problems. it's right over the philippines at the moment. and sustained at about 165 [ inaudible ]. to put that in context the storm which occurred a little while ago had sustained winds of about 30 kilometers per hour faster than that. this will pick um moisture and a little bit of warmth across the south china sea and become a nasty storm once again. so interesting thing is to watch what happens in terms of the precipitation fields here. this system you'll notice goes north, but this one continues to move away towards the west, and there you go. so by sunday it is right in the middle of the south china sea. and that will have a big impact upon vietnam. now we come to the severe tropical cyclone which is extending from myanmar and sri lanka. the strength of the winds is still open to debate. some suggested category 5 hurricane. the indian department suggests the winds will be lighter, probably around 210 with gusts of 230. both organizations in agreement we'll see something like 200 to 250 millimeters of rain widespread over
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
philippines. a lot of damage taking a hit towards danang. thomas. >> thank you rebecca. >>> still no deal about how long u.s. troops will stay in afghanistan. after three rounds of negotiations, secretary of state john kerry and afghan presidential hamid karzai were unable to hammer out an agreement. jennifer glass has more. >> no final security agreements has been signed here in kabul. secretary kerry says the major issues that were blocking a security agreement between the two countries have been bypassed here. the two major sticking points where u.s. forces could carry out operations here independently has apparently been sofd in -- solved in that the u.s. forces will ask for afghan permission before they undertake any operations here. and the other sticking point, president karzai had asked for security agreement with the united states, in the event it had problems with its neighbors. the two gentlemen have come to agreement as to what attack means. agreement that president karzai can take to the national assembly that is scheduled to meet next month to approve the security agree
FOX
Oct 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
-- chanukah celebration happening as well. >> busy. >>> a deadly earthquake strikes the philippines. >> dealing with bullies and bullying, part of everyone's childhood. coming up we'll tell you some of the best ways to avoid that problem. wusa9 is back >>> 10 after 6:00 on this fuss morning. some -- this tuesday morning. some dense areas of fog east and west virginia. some visibilities a quarter mile or less. once we burn off the fog, it's going to turn out to abvery nice day with lots of sunshine and highs this afternoon in the low 70s. pretty good looking seven-day forecast coming up in just a few. right now monika with timesaver traffic. >>> virginia commuters just cannot buy a break. on the southbound side of i-95 suffering from springfield into newington just past backlick road but before the fairfax county parkway, a crash still blocks the two right lanes. it's completely jammed on the southbound side. i'll have details in a few minutes. back you to guys. >>> at least 85 people were killed when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the philippines. it collapsed buildings and ro
ABC
Oct 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT
getting video from the moments after a powerful earthquake struck the philippines today. you can see people just running from buildings. 90 people died in the 7.2 quake. hundreds more injured. hardest hit were central islands, rescue efforts still under way in a collapsed hospital. roads, bridges and the oldest church were damaged. >> daily city is home to a large filipino community. one family was sending a box of clothing and canned foods to the philippines. this care package put together for those realing from last week's typhoon that left areas flooded with short -- folks short on food and supplies. >> they had nothing to lie. stores some are times ransacked. just to maiblg sure that they have something. >> the philippine president plans to visit the area tomorrow, officials believe the death toll could be higher, schools and buildings were empty because of the holiday. >> fbi says it's broken up an east bay drug ring raiding a half dozen locations making several arrests today. >> abc 7 news has more from pittsburgh where those homes were targeted by federal agents. >> fbi agents
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 9:00pm EDT
on "america tonight." the death toll is rising in the philippines after a powerful earthquake there killed at least 110 people. but they say there is no threat of a sue nammy. >>> abu anas al-libby has pled guilty in court today. >>> charge of felony false imprisonment and battery, the disgraced former mayor pleads not guilty. >>> even as edward snowden remains a fugitive, halfway across the world new revelations are still growing out of the documents that he leaked. the latest involves hundreds of millions of email contact lists, and yours could potentially be among them. the latest disclose the reach of the agency. the data drawn from address books and instant messages groups could allow the nsa to map out a person's life. the agency has not been authorized by congress or by the special court that oversees foreign surveillance, the so-called fisa court, to collect contact lists of americans in bulk. but some lists are being gathered up in the data dragnets. the nsa claims this is not in direct violation of the foreign intelligence surveillance act because the collection occurs in
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2013 8:00pm EDT
that just hammered the fil fill philippins now crossing the pacific toward vietnam. here is some damage. here is some video of what we have been watching come back to us philippine typhoon is powerful and bringing severe winds. what we equate to a hurricane in the states. it was equivalent to a category three hurricane when it crossed the philippines. we see the tract move toward vet knappled. vietnam issments no. not only are they dealing with more rain it will be tracking across the land? >>> maul amalta's prime ministes the mediterranean sea is becoming a cemetery. two boats sank leaving hundreds dead. a boat sank on the island of lamlampedusa on friday. that has led calls for pas passe ways that would give refugees a safe travel to europe. huddled on deck the survivors of the latester latest tragedy. among them many children shocked and cold but alive. it's thought many of those on board were syrian. the maltese prime minister appealed for help from the eu. he said the mediterranean was becoming a cemetery. >> we feel totally abandoned. there is no mixed word. abandoned. this
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 12:00am EDT
in a collapsed hospitals after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the southern philippines. two aftershocks followed. more than 100 are dead. america tonight is next. you can get your latest news on aljazeera.com. >> on america tonight - an explosive story from heartland america - high school athletes and the sexual assault of two young teens. was there a cover up. >> i felt like i needed the story to come out. >> and tonight - the second part of the report on the fracking boom. a town awash in wealth. >> we are a town that greed destroyed. >> is left without a drop. >> we turned the water on. that's when i went, "oh, my god the town is out of water". >> the next steps in haiti's recover vi. report by soledad o'brien on healing hands helping the nation to find its way. >> good evening and thank you for being with us, i'm joie chen. the story is disturb ipingly familiar. high school athletes, alcohol, the sexual assault of teen girls and outcry spreading through social media the case involves two teenagers in a missouri farming community who say they were doubly victimised as the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 4:00am EDT
report if seoul. >> nita came from south korea from the philippines with a korean husband she met twice. there's is one of 200,000 multicultural marriages. these memories run into trouble over language, money, gaps in age and culture. >> it's hard, difficult because of the tradition. korean tradition and philippines is different. korean - man is heaven and woman is land. nita says her marriage flourished. she's an interpreter at a center in seoul. >> much of the adjustment courses made to meet expectations of husbands and in-laws. the deposit is bringing in rules, the foreign spouse will have to speak a minimum level of korean, and the korean spouse a minimum level of income before visa. >> that won't address the issue of marriage brokers who don't care about the future of couples they set up. >> translation: the government things strict regulations will prevent brokers arranging marriages. as well as officially registered brokers, individuals do it. they'll condition their business. it's difficult for the government to control them. >> the wider challenge is tackling discriminati
Al Jazeera America
Oct 13, 2013 8:00pm EDT
plowed across the philippines, caused about 13 deaths and had some powerful wind gusts and a lot of flooding. that is nari. nari is headed towards vietnam and expected to make landfall as we get into late monday and tuesday. one of the pictures from the philippines from destruction, people are pushing debris like this off the roadways in the philippines. still a lot of cleanup coming in here with all the trees and mud coming down. this is coming in for vietnam and even over into thailand as we get into the middle of the week. thaila thailand's problem is they've already had excessive flooding in the last few weeks, and so now we're expecting to see the same storm that devastated the philippines move and hit vietnam around the city of hu and farther down towards thailand. we'll have more on the u.s. forecast coming up. >> rebecca, thank you. >>> while an accurate assessment of the effects will take several weeks, reports say the death toll is relatively modest in part due to an improved communication system in india. we have that story. >> reporter: it may look low-key, ut but the in
CBS
Oct 15, 2013 4:30am EDT
. >> right down to the wire. >>> a massive earthquake has struck the philippines killing at least 20 people. the 7.2 quake rattled the central region producing wide spread panic. emergency crews rushed to pull survivors from mounds of concrete. many schools and offices were closed due to a national holiday. >>> authorities have found a clever way to shut up a somali piratet. he was arrested after being lured to brussels for what he thought was a documentary on his life. under cover agents posing as film makers convinced him to travel to belgium. when he got there he was arrested. a u.n. report described him as one of the most notorious and influential leaders in the pirate network. >>> there is information about the health of former president george w. bush. the heart problems were much more serious than previously reported and he was very lucky they caught them. the 67 year old received a stint over the summer. sources familiar with the medical situation tell the national journal his coronary article was 95% blocked. >>> storm chasers captured a severe storm that produced a tornado about 1
Al Jazeera America
Oct 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
countries including china, the philippines, vietnam, malaysia and brunei. the spratly are believed to contain vast mineral and oil wealth. in a moment will be live to our correspondent in the southern china city of sanya close to the spratly islands. first let's go to scott at the summit in brunei. what's on the agenda for today? >> reporter: there are a lot of things on the agenda. it's a long day. it just is coming to an end. it started with planary meetings with the asean members because they had housekeeping to take care of but important steps to go forward. they have a goal to be more of a community acting as a single community, these nations. there's a long road ahead with that. we've passed rules how they better monitor haze that plagues a couple of nations. ten nations, three of those nations. this issue, yes, of the sfuted territories would have been brought up in the meeting but also in breakout separate summits in the afternoon, one with the united states, one with japan and one with korea and one with china. we have a story right at the front of this territorial dispute. >
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2013 6:00am EDT
the philippines on alert. what is the concern? >> they will strengthen between the next 24 or 48 hours or so. the massive storm is swirling on the bay of bengal. that's going to continue making its way through the northwest, next 24, 48 hours. sustained winds 130 to 160 kilometers per hour. landfall plate on saturday, we expect those winds to be 160 to 190 kilometers per hour. this is a densely part of india as well, added to that we've got significant storm surge which will make its way in. we could see storm surge of 2 to 4 meters. lots of wind, the system continues to make its way northward or west washed. we will see the storm right through the weekend. it is a similar picture, right through philippines. typhoon further west wards with flooding to come to the west shireen. >> thank you everton. the activists were arrested as they tried to climb onto a russian oil platform earlier in the month. >> i recognize the risk in this. i participatein exactly the same conduct last yore. however, given urgency, that the united nations just called on us to act on climate change and we ar
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